Mohammed Siraj may not be with the Indian workforce in the meanwhile however the participant is ensuring he leaves no stone unturned to maintain bettering and be a greater model of himself. The seamer made his County cricket debut at Edgbaston, Birmingham whereas enjoying for Warwickshire towards Somerset. The Indian pacer duly impressed in his maiden look by choosing 5 wickets that too within the first innings of the sport itself. Siraj’s effort helped Warwickshire bundle out Somerset for 219 runs.
Siraj began with the wicket of Pakistan batter Imam-ul-Haq, offering his facet an early breakthrough within the sport. He then obtained the higher of George Bartlett earlier than dismissing James Rew. The different two wickets claimed by Siraj had been of Josh Davey and Lewis Gregory.
The Indian pacer conceded 82 runs whereas bowling 24 overs throughout his five-wicket haul. He bowled 6 maiden overs and his bowling economic system was 3.41.
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Recently, Siraj stated that he was consciously wanting on bettering his consistency along with his line and size, fairly than enthusiastic about wickets.
“In West Indies and England also I bowled well, my rhythm was good in the first match as well, so my plan was to hit an area consistently without worrying whether I will get wickets or not,” Siraj, who took one wicket for 16 runs in eight overs, stated within the post-match press convention.
With 40 wickets in 13 Tests, Siraj has impressed in red-ball cricket however he lacked consistency in white-ball sport. Asked if he had made any modifications for white-ball cricket, Siraj stated: “I just kept belief on myself, because ups and downs are part of everyone’s life, so I just kept belief that I can do it no matter if it is a white ball or red ball.
“So simply wished to maintain hitting the appropriate areas and bowl dot balls to construct up stress on the opposition. Starting with the brand new ball, I went for wickets a couple of instances however as you understand white ball does not swing a lot, so I used to be planning to persistently hit one space and bowl maiden overs.”
(With PTI inputs)
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